Fiona graduated from the University of Reading in 2003 with a BSc in Zoology. After University Fiona had several jobs including working for a Building Society and the Spinnaker Tower. Fiona then had the opportunity to join the Finance Team at the Continental Ferry Port in 2006 where she worked for a year before moving to a job in Procurement at Portsmouth City Council as a Trainee Professional. Fiona worked there for 9 years and completed her CIPS exams and became qualified. In 2017 Fiona joined Coastal Partners as a Project Co-ordinator for the Southsea Coastal Scheme.